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FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 9:00am PST
told senate intel committee in march the nsa, quote, does not witnessingly collect information on americans. listen to the testimony. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not witingingly. there are cases they could inadvertently collect but not witingly. joining me congressman, i'm very interested to hear your comments on this topic. it's a question of no they don't, but maybe they do. what did you hear in terms of an answer, first of all, whether nsa is listening. >> general clapper was in an impact position. the week prior to that at a top secret meeting of the intelligence committee, closed meeting, he did tell them what the nsa was doing. never expecting to be asked that in public, then you're letting the enemy know what we're doing and capable of. he would say it is technically accurate, nsa doesn't keep track of names, address. all it lists are phone calls made, doesn't say who made them, what their address is, the content of the call. he's in a situation where he was not expecting
CNN
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
companies joining forces to battle the nsa. >>> president obama is on his way to south africa. he is heading the u.s. delegation honoring nelson mandela. the president leaving on air force one just a few hours ago. former president george w. bush and his wife laura are also on board joining first lady michelle obama and the president. president's clinton and carter will attend the service scheduled for tuesday in south africa. george r. h.w bush is the only former president that will not be there. >>> alan is near johannesburg. he has more on how the people of south africa are remembering nelson mandela. and he's a father figure being honored in cities large and small 1234 absolutely, del, and people here and in nelson mandela square in the rain at 7:00 in south africa, a soggy evening, but it doesn't seem to offend the crowds much. they have been coming here constantly to the many tribute centers set up around the country for nelson mandela. now this is a very ritzy mall. this is really the heart of high-end retail in the city of johannesburg, and it is in one of the richest districts in th
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 5:00am PST
aside to take on the nsa. they want to protect user privacy and are going to great lengths. bob redell is live near google headquarters and what have you learned? >> reporter: good morning to you. giants like google, linkedin, and six other big names in the valley are calling on the national security agency to change its ways. this sin response to the revelations by the edward snowden leaks that the nsa has been collecting user data from the companies, reportedly without the companies knowing or giving their permission. so what is seen as attempt to reassure customers that data is safe t eight are putting their names on an open letter to the president printed in major newspapers, calling for reform of the nsa. first off those are aol, apple, facebook, google, linksedin, microso microsoft, twitter, all here in the bay orare with major ties to the region. on a new website reform government surveillance.komt they established five principles to adopt in attempt to rein in. would like to stop the bulk collection of web data, like them to have more oversight and accountability, and when the
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm PST
edward snowden leak shows the nsa infiltrated the world of online gaming to catch america's real life enemies. >>> good afternoon. welcome to "the lead." we begin with the national lead. if you're one of the thousands of stranded passengers watching us from an airport thanks to the nasty weather, well, go ahead, you have earned that third slice of sbarro pizza. a wintry mix of snow and ice is blanketing much of the country from the southwest to the northeast. in arkansas, one man described the falling sheets of ice as the apocalypse. in places like missouri and virginia, messy frozen roads have made commuting nightmarish, if not all together impossible. air travelers have not fared much better. more than 1500 flights were canceled today and with a fresh round of snow in the forecast poised to cause even more delays, some stranded passengers might be getting worried that they're on the verge of a lord of the flies-esque meltdown if they don't get home soon. cnn meteorologist chad myers has the latest on which parts of the country are getting socked with snow again but first, let's go l
ABC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
surveillance program. among the companies asking the government to muzzle the n.s.a. programs including google and cupertino's apple, facebook, yahoo and twitter in san francisco. they are publishing open letters in several numbers today. documents leaked by nasa edward snowden revealed millions of documents were gathered without the owners' knowledge. >> other leaked documents include the n.s.a. of spying on online gamers. this shows a game united states and british intelligence officers watched. according to media outlets the spy aims are accused of sending undercover agents to virtual universes to look for potential informants. >> what is the n.s.a. secret surveillance program and twerking and the vatican have in common? >> finalists for "person of the career," for time. that includes the pope, and snow know and miley cyrus whose performance was one of the most talk about moments at the music awards for video. last year they selected president obama as "person of the year." what do you think of the nominees? we posted the question on facebook this morning and it sparked a lost comment. >> n
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
will be sitting next to the president of the united states? >>> then the nsa is spying on america video gamers. what are they hoping to find in the worlds of war craft. and what happened to cause a plane to crash in san francisco? is the problem getting worse? >>> i'm jake tapper in for erin burnett. just hours from now, the president and nearly 100 other world leaders will join thousands of mourners to pay respects to nelson mandela. the staid july is seat 94,000 people. and every seat is expected to be filled. it will rival the funeral for winston churchill. in addition, president obama, george w. bush, president clinton and president carter will be there. raul castro will be there. will mandela's message of forgiveness resonate? and a time crunch of epic proportions, will the venue be safe? first on the security front. joy worked -- joe worked on sec for pope john paul's funeral. what could go wrong? but a lot could go wrong. >> yeah, south africa's not entirely a safe place. you have a large somali community there, with connections to shabaab. monitoring these will not be easy. you have th
FOX News
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm PST
before been considered science fiction. >> the new nsa documents reported fbi washington post are controversial because they suggest the nsa is collecting location data from cell phones and other wireless devices when not being used. 5 billion records are collected data. it can be used to retrace your movements as well as identify relationships. >> we call it tip off information. these guilt by association, links become potential evidence of a terrorist plot by the fact you're identifying a net work. >> the collection is focused overseas. the records indicate location data is picked up incidentally not intentionally. the documents contrast with the recents hearing where the nsa director suggested the location data was not in use. >> do you believe the nsa needs to collect gps location on american citizens? >> this may be something that's a future requirement for the country but is not right now. >> in a statement the top lawyer for the nation's intelligence chief who oversees says nsa, there is no element of intelligence community that under any authority collects information.
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 8:00am PST
such softball? >> glenn greenwald who published those secret nsa documents under fire who say he's profiteering from snowden's leaks. >> and cbs swoons over an idea that amazon some day may deliver your packages with drones. was that segment and infomercial for jeff bezos? i'm howard kurtz and this is "mediabuzz." >>> it was a mystery surrounding martin bashir after those vial comments how sarah palin deserves an old slave punishment as a toilet. >> when she invokes slavery she confirms that if anyone truly qualified for a dose of discipline from thomas thirstlewood then she would be the outstanding candidate. >> why did msnbc do nothing for nearly three weeks. but after meeting this week with the president, the british journalist said he's leaving the network. quote it is my sincere hope that all of my colleagues at this special network will be allowed to focus on the issues that matter without the distraction of myself or my ill-judged comments. i deeply regret what was said and will endeavor network hard at making constructive comments. sarah palin praised the mainstream media. >> it's an im
CNBC
Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
interesting starting with the nsa, especially the nsa and cell phones with our generation, that's a big hot button issue. we are on social media all the time. that was the beginning back in june. over the summer we were expecting our generation, a good job market, trying to get summer internships and jobs. unfortunately, due to obama care, a lot of employers weren't hiring. hours got reduced to 29 hour work weeks. i had friends who weren't allowed to work more than 30 hours a week. slowly but surely starting october 31st, then our generation has to pay higher premiums. it was a perfect storm. our generation said i've had enough. >> sophie, is it the president himself, the way he's presented himself on this and other issues, or is it obama care itself? which is it? or maybe it's both. i don't know. >> i think obama care is really playing into a number of failed policies of this president. and like charlie mentioned, the nsa scandal has really been a huge issue. i know the government really wants to read my text messages of my grandmother but -- >> you don't blame him. not even i blame presid
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
of silicon valley's big tech companies taking on the nsa. they want congress and the opportunity protect their users' privacy and are going to great lengths to get it done. bob redell is live near google headquarters. what you have learned? >> reporter: good morning. tech companies like google, linkedin down the street from google headquarters in mountain view and six other big names are calling on the government to reform the way the national security agency does business. this is in response to revelations that this past summer that the nsa collected data from the companies, reported by without the companies knowing or giving permission. in what is seen as an attempt to reassure customers that data is safe the eight companies put their name on an open let tear the president printed in major newspapers calling for reform of the nsa. those are aol, apple, facebook, google, linkedin, microsoft, twitter and yahoo! action all companies either head quart erd here in the bay area or major ties to our region. in a new web side, reform government surveillance.com, the companies established five
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
the interactions between tech companies and the nsa. evan perez joins us now from washington. yeah, it's interesting move by these tech companies. they've taken a hit in some overseas markets like china. how can companies that have staked their reputations on the ability to safeguard people's information start to assure customers overseas their information is secure if the nsa can poke in the backdoor? >> that's what's worrying executives of some of the biggest tech companies in if the united states. facebook, apple, twitter, google and move the are all asking the government to help pull back some of the nsa surveillance programs. the challenge for these companies, they are required by law to help the nsa do surveillance. what edward snowden exposed over the last few months is several programs that allow the nsa to access vast amounts of private information. the nsa says it is to prevent terrorism. but often that data is being collected on people who don't have any connection to terrorism. and that's the reason why you see these companies asking the government to change the law so the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
, newark, new jersey. >> for a while now the world has been eyeing the nsa, twitter, facebook, google, microsoft just to name a few. in an open letter posted online it calls for tighter security on collection of personal data, it also promotes individual privacy. the latest group of, reportedly spied on gamers to counterterrorism. >> the nsa document shows the concern that the nsa has that terrorists could communicate, transfer funds, via this these types of games. this one is second life frequent and here you can build a character you can communicate with others, chat, you can guy things online, you can can buy land, you can buy using what's called lyndon dollars and those can be converted to regular u.s. dollars. another popular game is called world of war craft. some 7 million paid subscribers per month use this game. in this game you have some characters, you go around and fight against monsters and these are games where people can make friends online very easily, communicate very easily. i spoke with justin elliot from pro-publica, one of the agencies that broke these stories, an
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 3:00pm EST
allegations about nsa surveillance that will shock the system. >> from bloomberg world headquarters in new york, this with trishmart" regan and adam johnson. x welcome to the most important hours of the session. we are scouring every market for your last rate of today and first rate of tomorrow. all whole lot of economic news out today and a lot of that looking good. -- we are scouring every market for your last trade of today and first trade of tomorrow. showing you the three charts. down on the s&p 500 about half a percent, in spite of the strong gdp print. and we know why. take a look at the 10-year. may suggest we are tapering sooner. that is why the yield is up. 2.86 is the yield. you can see the spike in the middle of the chart from this morning. finally, natural gas. a lot of people in the midwest are going to get hit, it even down into texas with a lot of freezing rain. you are watching us, get home safely. that is why natural gas is biking. inventories are drying down. >-- drawing down. >> we want to start with microsoft. the ford ceo once again talking about potentially leaving
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 2:00pm PST
where we cannot trust any of those different systems, whether the nsa or other intelligence services we put together. so they all have to be dismantled and start over. >> some people think he did a service by exposing a really aggressive nsa surveillance which could filter in on american citizens, not just foreigners. >> true, that's one -- i don't subscribe to that. i don't think it's a service because i think that had he really felt passionate about it, really felt like he was making change, he might have actually gone -- come back and said okay, i'll go on trial, let me have my say because i'm right. instead he ran and hid and who knows what else he's selling out to the russians right now. >> that's a serious suspicion that you have, charge that you have, that the russians, the russian government of vladimir putin, was actually running him as an agent when he committed these whatever he did. stealing all this information. >> exactly. a suspicion, but i would not be surprised if that's where it started. they're that good. >> how tense would you say the espionage relationship between t
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm PST
by a whole series of laws. the nsa issues a broader issue. young people are rightly sensitive to the needs to preserve their privacy and maintain internet freedom. and so i am. that's part of not just our first amendment rights and expectations in this country, but it's particularly something that young people care about because they spend so much time texting and, you know, instagraming. >> whatever. >> something's coming up every single day. so all of us spend more and more of our lives in cyber space. now, the challenge is first of all we do have people who are trying to hurt us. and they communicate through these same systems. if we're going to do a good job preventing a terrorist attack in this country, a weapon of mass destruction getting onto the new york subway system, et cetera, we do want to keep eyes on some bad actors. the second thing is that the same cyber space that gives us all this incredible information and allows us to reach out around the world also makes your bank accounts vulnerable. cyber crime is a huge problem and a growing problem. and so we've got to be in there
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 8:00pm PST
's protected, it's governed by a whole series of law. nsa is a broader issue and, you're right, young people are rightly sensitive to the needs to preserve their privacy and to maintain internet freedom and, by the way, so am i. that's part of not just our first amendment rights and expectations in this country but it's particularly something that young people care about because they spend so much time texting and, you know, instagraming and, you know -- >> whatever. >> something is coming up every single day. and so all of us spend more and more of our lives in cyberspace. now, the challenge is, first of all, we do have people who are trying to hurt us and they communicate through these same systems and if we're going to do a good job of preventing a terrorist attack in this country, a weapon of mass destruction getting on to the new york subway system, et cetera, we do want to keep eyes on some bad actors. the second thing is that the same cyberspace that gives us all this incredible information and allows us to reach out around the world also makes our bank accounts vulnerable. cybercrime
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 8:00am PST
behavior during his time in office. jon: some silicon valley giants say the nsa went to far greater lengths to collect data on americans than they first thought. what some of the biggest names in technology like google and facebook are trying to do bit. >>> a major storm causing chaos on the roads and creating a nightmare for air travelers as well. meteorologist maria molina will have your forecast next. ♪ sing polly wolly doodle all the day ♪ ♪ hah jon: coverage you'll only see here on "happening now" a storm that's dumped plenty of snow across parts of the midwest now setting sights on the northeast. your full forecast only moments away. jury selection begins today in the newlywed murder trial in montana. woman accused of pushing her husband off a cliff. she says it was an accident. and we'll look at a new request from the nation's top tech companies. they're teaming up to urge the n.s.a. to reign in the spying on america. >> plus continuing to monitor some dangerous weather across this country. snow and ice causing a 30 car pileup on a wisconsin highway on sunday. the slick conditi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
.com >> for months the world last been eyeing the nsa and tech jientsdz are fighting -- giants are fighting back against government snooping, twitter, facebook and microsoft, google just to name a few. collection of personal data it also promotes individual privacy. we should tell you the latest group at the center of government spying is the online community of gamers, documents leaked by nsa whistle blower edward snowden show british and u.s. intelligence reportedly spied on gamers to counter-terrorism. >> tony, the concern that the agency had that terrorists could communicate, transfer funds or plan attacks via these types of games. and we are talking about very popular ones out there. this is second life. let me show you, let's see if we can get a full screen of this one. you can basically set up after avatars, i went into this one, which is some sort of medieval place. and then you can walk around, you can look at other characteristics that may be in the same world as you are. you can also buy things using their currency which is the lyndon dollar. and then that currency can be convertto u.
FOX News
Dec 7, 2013 4:00pm PST
will stay in afghanistan post 2014 in an effort to train and mentor the afghan security forces. >>> the nsa snooping on millions of us is getting new attention tonight. fox news confirmed the original author of the patriot act wants the director of national intelligence to lose his job. congressman james sensenbrenner says james clapper should be fired and prosecuted lying to congress. it's all over testimony clapper gave in march on the nsa spying scandal. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps collect, but not wittingly. >> documents leaked by edward snowden reveals the nsa collects records on virtually all u.s. phone calls. when that came out, clapper apologized saying he tried to give the least untruthful answer without revealing classified information. sensenbrenner says that doesn't hold water and that the courts and congress depend on accurate testimony to do their jobs. a clapper spokesperson declined to comment. >>> tributes
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 5:00pm PST
is in on the nsa spying game what's more it's accused of taking to the kremlin's keel to swedish tv reported fresh leeks made it snowed and its telco with that intelligence from russia's leadership and also from some energy giants to the united states as the chief editor of the news program that broke the story told a senate that fine. we haven't revealed that nafta but it was relationship that between the swedish defence review authority sra. and that their american counterparts. nsa. and according to documents. that if they have spied on spying on to the russian leadership and they are passing these information on. two nd essay there we got access to the stalk a mess thanks to anna in the snow done so far and we had gone to heaven there the tears more than that the documents are mentioning them. the faculty involved and unique the chileans faculty above classic. it really ends. and i also mentioning cables the spokesman of all if ray didn't give any comments but then edwin hacks asked about that being an unseen as the leading pop that's the way that david and spend it in in the stock a mess if r
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm PST
reported that the nsa surveillance and all was being grilled by uk parliamentary committee. in the i'm not too much mocked the time and take things for joining me. tens of thousands of anti government protesters gathered on sunday in central kiev forty massive rally the opposition says it's a decisive moment for the country's future is called supporters to stage more contests early in the morning and lots more office as paul scott is following developments in kiev. this is the ambiguity i did the exact biggest heavyweight boxing go well and good vitali klitschko taking to the stage behind me watching the protests on the protest is to remain peaceful or symbols haney a slate of giving the government and holds the rights of up to say despite its high schools but we controlled the saving the lost men. our induction into the clouds that buckled down stocks to monument so that didn't cost much to do with it so late august elsewhere today there are a number of t bone steak outlined by the opposition as taught so that both relate to these include the words essay should be released any prote
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am PST
, are worried about a possible erosion of trust among its users after these nsa disclosures became public and edward snowden became a household name. they have called on the government and the president to show some leadership and provide restraint when it comes to surveillance and written this open letter. it reads in part "the balance in many countries has tipped too far in favor of the state and away from the rights of the individual." wolf, this united and extraordinary show of support among these technology companies really shows that they are deeply concerned about users' privacy and about information continuing exposes. information that may include e-mails or text messages or contacts or the web sites that people serve. that is why they've written this letter. >> in part, it could affect their bottom line, as well. that could be a motivating factor, right? >> no question about it. if people are fearful of using these services, that could affect people going to these sites and that will cost these companies money. now, the official line from the u.s. intelligence authorities is that
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
reforms on the nsa surveillance program. names include cap -- apple, google -- all of the silicon valley companies. they highlight the need to reform practices. after president obama told msnbc that he plans to propose curbs on the nsa to guard against snooping. >> facebook says to mind my business. >> what is the story here? >> there is tension between what the government is trying to get and forcing them to unveil or reveal some of what they have been doing. they are trying to hold back on releasing too much information. >> do they have my e-mails? >> i think that they do. >> madeleine albright says that they have been -- this has been going on for years. the french were listening to phone calls. this is not new. edward snowden has put this out there and everyone is panicked. >> they may think that there e- mails to eharmony --? >> sadly, they are not that interesting. page out is taking a of bill ackman's playbook. they have accused herbalife of being a pyramid's create -- scheme. they are approaching investors. they are projecting that they pulled their money from ackman's firm. the
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
. >>> lying to a senate could be severeus. the truth about lying to the nsa. >> not even the intelligence chief james lapper should get a pass for misleading congress. >> i think a little bit of a lie is like being a little bit pregnant. a lie is a lie, and the only way congress can do its over sight properly is with truthful testimony and that is why the law is on the books that says if you lie to congress you've committed a crime. >> as the author of the patriot act which lays out the framework for post 9/11 intelligence and surveillance, brenner's call to prosecute clapper has added weight. the liberties group calls this patently false. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all on millions or hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. there are cases where they could inadvertently perhaps collect but not willingly. >> less than three months after his testimony, these documents, including a court order leaked by ed ward snowden showed the collection of american phone records, the meta data, was not accidental, but rather a fundamental nsa stra
PBS
Dec 8, 2013 7:30am PST
review for cheap airfare eight. and that their american counterparts. nsa and according to documents that if they have spied on spying on to the russian leadership. and they are passing these information on to an essay. there we got access to these documents thanks to anna in the snow done so far and we had gone to heaven there the tears more than that the documents are mentioning them. but so few miles and unique the chileans had to give up classic. it really ends and the oh so mentioning cables the spokesman of all this rain didn't give any comments but an edwin hacks asked about that being an unseen pass a leading hawk though that's the way that david and spend it in in the softness in for a piece of leading off the head to an essay and then his face. ok the sweltering heat sinks so maybe that's the word in common too we have been received so far well its leader should treat it like tension in the celtic the country has always been the envy of america's national security agency the sites according to investigative journalist duncan campbell i'm sweet and always have allowed recrui
NBC
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
, silicon valley's top tech companies teaming up today to take on the nsa. >> yeah, good morning. when we first learned some weeks ago the nsa had been tapping the fiber of optic cables belonging to google and yahoo! some of those companies expressed their anger in ways i can't really repeat on tv. this morning the companies are expressing their anger with full-page ads in "the washington post" and "the new york times." the coalition of twitter, facebook, apple, microsoft, linkedin, aol and yahoo! and google demanding legal reforms to control american spying on americans as well as putting the government on notice that those companies will encrypt their data to keep it out of government hands. the other big story this morning is the markets. you're looking at the open of the nasdaq as american airlines celebrates its merger with u.s. air. it is absolutely official, making the largest airline in america. the market's doing very well. in fact, right off the opening bell, the nasdaq hit a 13-year high. back to you. >> all those earnings, perhaps you could buy a new house. >>> how much would
CBS
Dec 6, 2013 4:30am EST
never ends up in the hands of the nsa. we'll be talking about that in your first your money report of the morning. >> it will be a soggy commute to and from work. the first alert forecast from erica is coming up >>> good morning. it's 4:41. i'm meteorologist erica grow. a yellow alert day because of inconvenient weather. that's what we mean when we issue a yellow alert. scattered showers throughout the day with a chance for steadier rain moving in later in the day as we're heading back home from work. the day as well. the temperature that we have out there right now is deceiving. it's not going to stay in the 60s. temperatures falling through the 50s to the upper 40s by 5:00 p.m. >>> we're checking out the ride for folks early this morning with the wet pavement. we had a crash leaving baltimore i-95 southbound remains closed. kayton avenue closer to the baltimore beltway. southbound lanes remain blocked. northbound left hatch of the roadway has been blocked. northbound into baltimore a better bet this morning. looks like the bw parkway early on 295 or route 29. more traffic coming
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
the biggest names in the tech world and yahoo! google and facebook and others are taking aim at how the nsa does business, demanding that the spy agency change its ways. alison kosik in new york with an update on this. >> these are a who's who of wall street, tech giants apple, google, facebook, microsoft, linkedin, twitter and aol banning together and put a letter to president obama and congress and looking to change the way that the government snoops on us while we're online and more specificcally trying to limit the information and collection of information on us. the tech leaders are worried if people won't use their technology because they don't trust it, that will hurt them in the long run. president obama said the nsa does not listen in on phone calls but outside the borders the president says the nsa is more aggressive. the idea of big brother keeping track of our activity online just not sitting well with these companies. john? >> so alison, here is the thing. i feel like facebook and google know more about me than my wife does. isn't it a little bit hypocritical for some of the co
CSPAN
Dec 7, 2013 12:00am EST
to be imposing some self-restraint on the nsa. what does that process and tell entail? >> the president is continuing to review ideas. i think it is important that you noted an important point yesterday. he made important point yesterday that i know he believes deeply. the work done by the nsa, and others in our intelligence agencies, is vital to keeping america and americans safe, as was keeping our ally safe. we cannot lose sight of that. the president said in his comment yesterday, things that reflected and echoed what he said in the past about things that he can do and reforms that we can make a better wise without forgetting that the fundamental mission that is undertaken by our intelligence community is designed to make americans and america safer. >> we understand that he is getting a report yesterday -- next week about the nsa -- >> i don't have any scheduling announcements today. >> the president said he wanted to see immigration reform, health care reform, and a budget. is there a timetable on those? is there a way to get those or is this an ongoing process? >> we talked about
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
we had the smiley face emoticon under the nsa slide that indicated exactly how the nsa is collecting data from google and yahoo! where their internal servers meet the public internet and how they are taking tens of millions of records every day. he is saying all of these companies -- this whole soul and gathering of metadata and records has to come to an end. >> this whole cell is not the only way the nsa collect data. >> that is where it all began with the snowden leaking the documents about the prism program. i run it is the u.s. as i write is theu.s. -- ironic u.s. have access and they can go to the companies and say, i want francine lacqua's data and get it. what the companies want is when that happened, we want to disclose to our users, more information about the fact it was requested of us. and they are quite a limited right now about what they can andand how many data report how many requests. they want an end to the whole cell taking of data -- wholes ale taking of data. >> ryan, thank you so much on the technology letter. fiat investing. more on its investment to what it mea
Bloomberg
Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
are seeing it move in that direction. >> there is a data in utah where the nsa is opening a physical facility to do the kinds of -- and crippling that has never been seen before. is that what we are looking at, the best tech minds of the best tech companies? >> something like that, with the big data centers, the assumption is they are going to be cracking encryption on a large scale. that is what one microsoft encryption is working against. the idea of perfect forward secrecy is going to make it difficult. if i was capturing all your traffic that was encrypted over five years hoping i would ea --e to one day crack the key one day be able to crack the key, that is something that was possible before. with this secrecy that is no longer possible. that makes the impact of cracking any key much less for the consumer. makes it more difficult to do. >> i understand why microsoft is concerned. the kind of information they want might he found on facebook. of alls the aggregation the information, whether it is e-mail or facebook. it is all of that metadata put that creates an overall picture of the ind
Bloomberg
Dec 6, 2013 3:00pm EST
tracked every day. >> did you think the n.s.a. wasn't tapping your phone? tapping myey're genetic data. >> i've known ever since the and gene hackman movie that the n.s.a. was listening to everything. state."f the >> you're ok with it? >> you just know it's happening. that's what the n.s.a. is supposed to do, covert separations that we don't expect but know are happening. that's the n.s.a. take on get your first monday. here's a look at what's next on ."treet smart >> grading the jobs report. the former chairman of economic advisors, ed lazear and new jersey congressman scott garrett deliver washington's review of report.oyment >> america is getting back to work. today's job report shows u.s. unemployment is down to a impressiveow, an milestone for sure. but our next guest says we are not out of the woods yet. seven-year target on our recovery. and he might know. chairman ofmer economic advisors. we want to welcome ed lazier back to "street smart." to see you. >> good to see you. thanks for having me. >> seven years it's going to to reallyat long return to real prosperity? to realo ret
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am PST
to congress earlier this year. >> does the nsa collect any type of data at all for hundreds of millions of americans? >> no, sir. >> it does not? >> not wittingly. heather: the lawmaker calling for prosecution. we have john sensenbrenner with us joining us live. thank you for joining us. >> good morning. heather: clapper has apologized that he did it for the good of the country. is that good enough for you? >> it is definitely not good enough for me. it is a crime to lie to congress and he admitted that he did this and i think that a little bit of a lie as being like a little bit pregnant. a lie is a lie. and the only way that congress can do this properly is with truthful testimony. so that's what's on the books saying that if you lie to congress, and you are one of the original folks putting that together. they use it when they are filing these request to conduct surveillance. what you think about that? >> that was not the original intent of the patriot act. but the original intent was to the government and the justice department would target a non-u.s. person is part of a investigati
FOX News
Dec 8, 2013 11:00am PST
, that the nsa collects records on cell phones. four billion cell phone records outside the country every day and they can track where those cell phones are so they can track where people are. how severely would you like to restrict the surveillance by the national security agency? >> i would like to apply the fourth amendment to third party records. so when i have a contract with a phone company, i think those are still my records and you can look at them if you're from the government if you ask a judge. a warrant applies to one person. not to everyone in america. it's absolutely against the spirit and the letter of the fourth amendment to say that a judge can write one warrant and you can get every phone call in america and that's what's happening. i think it's wrong. it goes against everything america stands for and i will help to fight that all the way to the support. we need to get the supreme court to re-examine our records. >> so, you would ban if you could, all mass data mining. >> i'm for going after terrorists with every tool we have. i'm not opposed to the nsa, to spying, but i am
FOX News
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am PST
this technique in very extreme circumstances. gretchen? >> yeah. but we also heard that about the nsa, remember? and all our cell phone calls? i asked this as my facebook question of the day today. we tweeted about it as well. i had a lot of people telling me on my phone, hey, don't put tape over that little camera because it can destroy it. so a lot of people suggested this, trace. i don't know if you can see me. a band-aid. i don't know if you've heard of that or not. >> a band-aid or i can go you one better. a post-it note. the guy you just heard from said put a post-it note up on the top of the camera. that way the sticky material you might get from the band-aid or tape gets on the camera. just put the post-it note on top. there it goes. >> you pick yours up and put yours on yours. i'm going to put this band aid on this computer right now. okay? there we go. all right. now we're protected,uddy. >> you can still see you on big camera, though, gretchen. >> i forgot. trace, see you in a little bit. >>> in the meantime, they protect our families with little or no pay. now some american heroes,
CSPAN
Dec 6, 2013 10:00pm EST
on the tv talk shows. >> i don't know what that show was. nsa, where does that process stand on the restraint? >> it's under way. president is continuing to review ideas and i think it's --ortant that he noted other an important point yesterday. not well said. he made an important point that deeply that the work done by the nsa. the others in the intelligence keeping vital to america and americans safe as well as keeping our allies safe. and we can't lose sight of that. said in his dent comments things reflected what past things we an do and the reforms we can make that are wise without forgetting that the fundamental by our is undertaken intelligence community is make ed to and does americans and americans safer. >> we understand you're going next week about the advisory group he named in the nsa. is that the pivot point on -- >> i don't have any scheduling nnouncements on that issue to provide today. he's actively engaged in the agenda. >> three things the president wanted to see, immigration reform, a farm bill, and a budget. about to leave. any sort of timetable on those
CNN
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am PST
the nsa to be more accountable and want oversight, they're worried na if people don't trust these sites that they're going to, they're not going to want to visit google or facebook. this all, of course, came out of nsa contractor edward snowden, him leaking nsa documents, of course, these companies are taking the opportunity saying when the government came to us, we did push back little bit. all of this not sitting well with these companies. >> the fact is they've worked with the nsa. they've had their own controversies regarding privacy. >> you said it. think about google andrea hoo, they're the runs that collect your information. they want to get it for ad dollars. then you got the proof that these companies do, google agreeing last month, settling a $17 million lawsuit. it placed cookies on computers using apple's safari web browser, this happened over a two-year period. google was able to circumvent privacy settings without users knowing or consenting. facebook is a huge offender that every time, did you know every time you vis eight sight that is liked on face boorks you don't have
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 4:00pm EST
. >> it is. nick, appreciate it. we are learning more about the market security surveillance. the nsa collects nearly 5 billion records every single day on cell phones around the world. the rother is based on documents. the latest on global reactions. it seems like americans have become numb to the news. there seems to be much more public outrage. in europe, south america, than there has been in the u.s. there has been a hand full of small protests if you look at the polls and that's how you gauge opinion, the very majority say they are concerned about the government spying program. 35% of americans say they are very concerned about their privacy rights being violated so that's not even a major by. so any sort of response has become mooted. it is doing their own review after that came to light. they should hear the recommendations that's probably the only path that has any chance of taking on any of this international esspeak i don't knownage. neater of those will completely clear. >> and pope proseason has formed a pan them of experts to help the catholic church address the issue of
PBS
Dec 6, 2013 8:00pm PST
a particular fascination with the former nsa contractor at one point she believed he would be chosen as time magazine's person of the year as did many other people. but even though walter is routinely granted cent in the top spot on that list. executives at abc later nixed the idea of getting snowed in that honor some people have speculated that the reason he can't take the top spot is because he's not full interview of all that he sat in the scene will only take people they can have access to. snowden is of course currently seeking asylum in russia is not exactly talking to the press but the network spokesperson has already refuted that by saying people are fascinating no matter if the interview them or not the most fascinating decision is not made based on who the interview and so what is known and was snubbed the number one place will remain a mystery. and he continued today with the news of nelson mandela's that mandela guided south africa out of apartheid and into multi racial democracy thereby becoming an international icon of peace and the conciliation. mandela was ninety five years o
MSNBC
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm PST
was ready to resign because he ordered all of the nsa surveillance done without a court order. that's a president acting in a unilateral way. when mccain passed in 2005 the anti-torture act, president bush signed a statement saying this. i don't have to comply with the law. president bush fired nine u.s. attorneys, some of which, one of which was not prosecuting a bogus voting fraud case. if you look at the complaints against obama and the delay with the immigration case and the delay in the mandate and the libya case which the republicans lot of and the carbon emissions case that went up to the circuit court, they lot of every single case in any court of law they tried using and lot of everything in a court of public opinion. >> for him to say he is going against it is settled by the stream court. you are going after conservative supreme court with the law of the land. >> it's the point that you get down to with republican opposition with the president. it's not the specifics, but the fact that he is attempting to use any powers of the president and isn't that what gets down to the
CBS
Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
've heard about the nsa spying on americans, but tonight we're learning how the federal government is not the only one spying on your cell phone. local police across the country are doing it, also, even when you're not a suspect. wusa9 investigative reporter russ ptacek worked with usa today and other reporters from our parent company gannett and here's what they found. >> reporter: when you text or talk, even when it's in your purse or pocket, your cell phone is repeated by sending its serial number to nearby cell phone towers. the info gives police your trail without your knowledge. >> this entire phenomenon is shrouded in secrecy. >> reporter: an investigation by wusa9, usa today and our sister gannett tv station reveals the feds and at least 25 local police agencies use a method called tower dumps. sometimes without a warrant cops look for a criminal getting phone companies to dutch thousands of records from towers -- dump thousands of records from towers near crime scenes. >> the vast majority of people are innocent of any crime and will never be told their information was r
KRON
Dec 6, 2013 7:00am PST
traffic inside kugels and yahoos private networks. --google's. and microsoft fears that the nsa may have broken into their global communications as well. microsoft plans to encrypt data flowing through all of its communication, productive and the services. google. and yahoo have announced they will also move forward with encryption initiatives. >>darya: starbucks is selling its limited edition $450 gift cards. and they are expected to go fast. these cards are metal every loaded with $400 a enough money to keep decaffeinated coffee year long. however, there is a catch, you can't get these cards and stores. you can only buy them on the flash still website gilt.com. they're also expected to be an even higher demand a share because these are your cards to buy. -there are fewer cards to buy. the company is only selling 8000 parts instead of the 5000 cards it offered last year. the cards go on sale today at noon. last year the cars sold out and about six minutes. >>james: and this year into the more exclusive. a >>darya: whose drinking that much coffee? 743 coming up on the kron4 morning news
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